Aging as a spiritual practice: a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Everything changes. For Buddhist priest and meditation teacher Lewis Richmond, this fundamental Buddhist tenet is the basis for a new inner road map that emerges in the later years, charting an understanding that can bring new possibilities, fresh beginnings, and a wealth of appreciation and gratitude for the life journey itself. In Aging as a Spiritual Practice, Richmond acknowledges the fear, anger, and sorrow many people experience when they must confront the indignities of their aging bodies and the unknowns associated with mortality. This wise, compassionate book guides readers through the four key stages of aging-such as "Lightning Strikes" (the moment we wake up to our aging)-as well as the processes of adapting to change, letting go of who we were, embracing who we are, and appreciating our unique life chapters. Unlike many philosophical works on aging, however, this one incorporates illuminating facts from scientific researchers, doctors, and psychologists, as well as contemplative practices and guided meditations on aging's various challenges and rewards. The tandem of maintaining a healthy body and healthy relationships, infused with an active spiritual life, is explored in rejuvenating detail. Breath by breath, moment by moment, Richmond's teachings inspire limitless opportunities for a joy that transcends age.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9781982453107
9781410494764
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 841e10ea-6ce0-17e7-e3d9-aafba33b3204
Grouping Title aging as a spiritual practice a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser
Grouping Author richmond l
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-09-01 02:17:41AM
Last Indexed 2019-09-19 03:12:04AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Sullivan, Fred.
author Richmond, L. (Lewis), 1947-
author2-role Sullivan, Fred.|Narrator
hoopla digital.
author_display Richmond, L
available_at_catalog Bennett
detailed_location_catalog Bennett - Large Print - Nonfiction
display_description Everything changes. For Buddhist priest and meditation teacher Lewis Richmond, this fundamental Buddhist tenet is the basis for a new inner road map that emerges in the later years, charting an understanding that can bring new possibilities, fresh beginnings, and a wealth of appreciation and gratitude for the life journey itself. In Aging as a Spiritual Practice, Richmond acknowledges the fear, anger, and sorrow many people experience when they must confront the indignities of their aging bodies and the unknowns associated with mortality. This wise, compassionate book guides readers through the four key stages of aging-such as "Lightning Strikes" (the moment we wake up to our aging)-as well as the processes of adapting to change, letting go of who we were, embracing who we are, and appreciating our unique life chapters. Unlike many philosophical works on aging, however, this one incorporates illuminating facts from scientific researchers, doctors, and psychologists, as well as contemplative practices and guided meditations on aging's various challenges and rewards. The tandem of maintaining a healthy body and healthy relationships, infused with an active spiritual life, is explored in rejuvenating detail. Breath by breath, moment by moment, Richmond's teachings inspire limitless opportunities for a joy that transcends age.
format_catalog Large Print
eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books
Large Print
eBook
id 841e10ea-6ce0-17e7-e3d9-aafba33b3204
isbn 9781410494764
9781982453107
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11398843 Online Hoopla Collection Online Hoopla eAudiobook Audio Books 1 false true Hoopla https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11398843?utm_source=MARC Available Online
ils:1128209 1824577 Bennett - Large Print - Nonfiction LP SELFHELP AGING i Large Print Large Print 1 false false On Shelf be
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2019-09-19T09:12:04.306Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog LP SELFHELP AGING i
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Bennett
primary_isbn 9781982453107
publishDate 2013
2016
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT11398843 eAudiobook Audio Books Unabridged. English Blackstone Publishing, 2013. 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 01 min.)) : digital.
ils:1128209 Large Print Large Print Large print edition. English Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016. 315 pages ; 23 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT11398843 Available Online Available Online false true false false false false
ils:1128209 1824577 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series Thorndike Press large print mini-collections
series_with_volume Thorndike Press large print mini-collections|
subject_facet Aging -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Spiritual life -- Buddhism
title_display Aging as a spiritual practice : a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser
title_full Aging as a spiritual practice : [large print] a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser / Lewis Richmond
Aging as a spiritual practice : a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser [electronic resource] / Lewis Richmond
title_short Aging as a spiritual practice :
title_sub a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser
topic_facet Aging
Buddhism
Religious aspects
Spiritual life